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Chillicothe Constitution Tribune (Newspaper) - March 11, 1961, Chillicothe, Missouri News notes of local a happenings Che Chillicothe Constitution Richune visits father mrs. Loia Diegelman of Trenton was in Chillicothe yesterday to visit her father t. L. Kesler at the Leeper hotel. Home from k. C. R. A. Mckenzie has returned from Kansas City. Or. Mckenzie has spot the past three months Wail his sister mrs. Agnes Grant residing in Ogden to k. Lamp is now residing at 2751 Madison ave. In Ogden. Utah a to word received in Chillicothe. Or. Lamp formerly resided in this county. Mrs. A fever Home mrs. Robert Lee la fever 1130 Clay Street has returned from Trenton where she underwent surgery March 2 at Wright memorial Hospital. A a cd wedding Shower mrs. Claries a it Hart and Annot Chillicothe and mrs. Cecil o. Hart and daughter Roseann of Chula were in Carrollton today to attend a wedding Shower for mrs. Glenn Arthur Hart at Bryant s cafe. A a attended funeral mrs. Cor tie Dunn Hamilton and mrs. Garnet Diegelman of Chula attended the funeral services Fri Day morning of mrs. L. E. Blue. Who died tuesday in Tulsa okla. The services were held at the Gordon Home for funerals. A a in route Home Roger Englert of Tallahassee. Florida and mrs. Frank Horrigan of Houston Tex. Left this morning for their Homes. Or. Englert and mrs. Horrigan were called Here by the illness and death of their father Leo r. Englert. A a a weekend in Kansas City David Peterie of Laredo is visiting his son. Ted Peterie and mrs. Peterie at Linneus. He accompanied or. And mrs. Peterie to Kansas City for a weekend visit with or. And mrs. Allen Peterie and family and or. And mrs. Lee r. Gear and son. Thursday evening they visited at the Jim Mcneeley Home. A a a Anita Marie Wescott or. And mrs. Frank Wescott jr., Topeka kan., Are the parents of a 9-Pound 4-ounce daughter born March i. The baby has been named Anita Marie. The Wescotte have a daughter Angela Kay 3. Or. And mrs. Virgil Mendenhall Are the maternal grandparents and or. And mrs. Frank Wescott. Hale Are the paternal grandparents. Mrs. Mendenhall has returned from vol Lill daily edition Chillicothe to. Saturday March la 1961 six pages no. 59 continued on Page three mrs. Neal Pepper is new Deputy sheriff mrs. Neal Pepper was sworn in As Deputy sheriff this morning at the Livingston county courthouse by circuit clerk Howard Mcdon Nal. Mrs. Pepper has been employed As a Legal Secretary with the Chap fugitives captured after gun Battle at Cape Girardeau posse searches for one More one officer slain two others wounded. Cape Girardeau mo., March la up a two members of a fugitive California Trio were c i poured Early today after a wild flight in which one Law enforcement officer was slam and two others wounded. A massive manhunt in which a plane helicopter and bloodhounds were used developed after the shootings last night. The search continued for the third Man. Calvin Johnson 22, armed with two guns was captured by troopers at 10 25 at a filling station some to Miles Northwest of Cape Girardeau. The station owners tipped authorities that Johnson had purchased a car there. He was hiding in int car when found. Two exchanges of gunfire took place after two of the men fled from a Cape Girardeau supermarket where the suspicious owners had summoned police. During the Chase the pair commandeered two cars and beat up a Farmer. Sammy a. Tucker 26, of Fresno calif., wounded in one of the exchanges was captured without resistance about 7 30 a m. After he had been spotted from the Missouri Highway patrol plane. He was not armed. He was bleeding about the face and limping from a leg wound when officers and bloodhounds closed in on him in an isolated wooded area near Grassy mo., about 25 Miles West of this City on the Mississippi River. Fri agents and other authorities who questioned Tucker said he told of a Cross country crime spree by the Trio since they escaped from jail at san Luis Obispo calif., feb. 28. The officers said he named his companions As Douglas Wayne Thompson 27, and Calvin Johnson 22. Tucker said he and Thompson fled from Cape Girardeau leaving Johnson behind officers said. Tucker told the authorities Thompson abandoned him about i a m. I the wooded sector where Tucker was subsequently captured. Thompson took All of their weapons three pistols and a Rifle when he struck out on his own Tucker said. Herbert Goss 67, an auxiliary policeman and patrolman Donald Crittenden 25, stopped the fugitives soon after the Chase began. Goss was shot to death As he reached the Drivers window. Crittenden was shot in the Abdomen by a Man who stepped out of the other Side of the car. Crittenden a condition today was critical. The two fugitives soon afterwards commandeered a car from a group of teen agers students at Southeast Missouri state College. Still later they stopped at the farm House of George Gray a Farmer new president of the Chillicothe chamber of Commerce is for rest Magee operator of Rose Annas ladies dress shop. Magee succeeded Ernest Poppenhagen. Burglars loot a Ludlow business merchandise and some change is taken in the amount of s237. Burglars struck at the Salter and son hardware and lumber company in Ludlow last night taking an estimated $237.07 Worth of Cash and merchandise from the store. According to the Highway patrol the store was entered sometime Between closing time at 6 30 last night and 6 of clock this morning the exact time is not known. Trooper Ben Patchen said that entry was gamed by breaking a window on the North Side of the building. A the thieves apparently left by the front door a he said. Among the items taken was $2 in Nickels two electric shavers a flashlight 18 wristwatches 3 clocks and 12 pocket knives. The change and one of the watches were taken from a display Case. A d. Slater one of the owners of the business discovered the crime this morning. Brownies will Host Molher daughter Tea program to be sunday at Bishop Hogan school a Brownie Mother and daughter scuffle leads to death on expressway new Orleans victim was former assistant athletic director at u. S. Military Academy. New Orleans. March la it it a. Ray Scheu erg managing director of the municipal auditorium and onetime assistant athletic director at West Point was shot to death late Friday night during a scuffle involving an off duty policeman on a new Orleans expressway. Police supt. Joseph a. Giarrusso said patrolman Norbert i. Habig Horst 25, and his companion Arthur Glowacki 23, a restaurant chef were booked with murder. The policeman was also suspended. Deputy chief Alfred Theriot said two guns were involved. Officers Haven to determined which gun fired the fatal Bullet. A this thing is far from being pieced Theriot said. Glowacki was shot in the right leg during the fight. Scheu erg. In his late 40s. Served As an aide to Lawrence Biff Jones we est Point athletic director during world War ii. His widow witnessed the shooting. Giarrusso called a press conference to discuss the shooting but delayed it while officers continued questioning Habighorst and the oth ers involved. Or. Albert Oster. 39. One of the five passengers in Scheuring a car. Said two men drove past them and flashed what appeared to be police identification. Oster said Scheu erg stopped the car. Scheuering and a. J. Stahl another passenger got out. The physician said Habighorst and Glowacki stepped out of their vehicle with drawn guns and began arguing with Stahl. Stahl who said he did no to believe the men were officers told police a fight ensued and Stahl attempted to throw Habighorst Over the expressway railing in the scuffle. Then Scheuering approached there was gunfire and Scheuering dropped. Mrs. Lillie Walker native of county Dies funeral services to be monday afternoon. Mrs. Lillie Walker 85, died at dishing up pancakes kiwanis style local businessman Roger Hoyt was among a Large group of Chil Licot Heans who turned out Early this morning to have pancakes and sausage with the local kiwanis club. Club members did the serving in cafeteria style while other Mem hers waited on tables. Wolves of kiwanis club members did the cooking in the strand Coffee shop Kitchen taken Over for the occasion. Walt Miller Bob Smith and Louis Renfrow Man the serving line while Leo Moron handles operations at the Cash Register and Lee Meek attired in apron looks on. Bud Mills is general chairman of the committee in charge of arrangements for the annual fundraising affair. Other committee members and Bob Stone Bob Smith Logan Mason and Frank Fendorf. The proceeds of the event will in used to support kiwanis children a projects. Serving began at 6 of clock this morning and will continue until 8 tonight. A Constitution to r i b u n e photo. Blind couple and their 12 children rescued from Blaze rive a hospitalized however after Early Long fire in Detroit Mich. Detroit March la a a \ Blind Mother and father and their 12 children were rescued today from a predawn fire in their Home. They were William Joyce a Wayne county assistant prosecutor his wife Bertha also sightless and their children. The father Mother and three children required Hospital treatment for smoke inhalation. Joyce a Leader dog a Labrador retriever suffocated. The fire of undetermined origin was confined to the basement of the Joyce Home but firemen William Murphy said that a the storm windows made the whole House like an the children Are Patricia 15 Barbara 13 Margaret 12 William and Michael 11-year-old twins Kathleen to Daniel 8 Sally 7 Janice 6 James 4 Carol i and Robert 4 months. All have Normal vision. Patricia William and Kathleen were hospitalized. Neighbors took in the others. Joyce groped into a second floor bedroom where his seven daughters were asleep roused them kicked out a front window and passed his children to safety on a porch roof. Joyce had rescued the infant Robert and passed him out to one of the girls. Blasts secrecy of juvenile ode mrs. White Back from child welfare meeting mrs. Opal White. Livingston county child welfare worker has returned from Kansas City where she attended a child welfare staff meeting thursday and Friday at the hotel president. Mrs. Cora straight Dies Hospital farm hand arrested for leaving mishap had lived in Livingston county her entire life. Discussed protective Case work. Carl Bergsten is named As Woodrow Wilson fellow continued on Page three mrs. Pepper Man and Chapman Law firm until recently. She will take Over her duties As Deputy in charge of office operations on monday morning. Mrs. J. D. Campbell who has been Deputy for the past several months has resigned the position. The Campbells plan to move to Kansas City in the near future. The weather generally fair Northwest Missouri general i fair this afternoon tonight and sunday. Little cooler to a. Low tonight 30-35. High unday near 60. Official temperatures a esterday a maximum. 66 a esterday a minimum .22 Oday s minimum. 33 precipitation 1 00 a. In. None Iver stage falling 12.80 year ago today maximum. 3� Limburn .19 Michael funeral Home sold to Mead pits business established in Braymer 56 years ago. The Michael funeral Homes in Braymer and Breckenridge have been sold by or. And mrs. Gene c. Michael to b. F. Mead and j. W. Pitts of the Mead Pitts funeral Chapel of Braymer. The Michael funeral Home has served Braymer for More than a half Century having been established 56 years ago by or. Michael s father the late e. P. Michael. While the plans of or. And mrs. J Michael Are not yet certain they plan to relocate in the funeral business in one of several locations they have in mind. The building which housed the Mead Pitts funeral Chapel was recently destroyed by fire. Work had started on putting in the foundations for a new building at the old location. This work has stopped and the equipment saved from the fire along with their Stock of caskets have been moved to the Michael property in Braymer. Or. Mead has been in the funeral service at Braymer for 37 years. He was joined three years ago by j. W. Pitts who is a member of the firm. Ernest Hise who has been an employee of the Michael funeral service will remain with Mead Pitts. G. O. P. Names candidates in Fairview township the Fairview township Republican caucus was held last night 3t the Avalon . Hall. Nominated for the township office were Stanley Walby trustee c. R. Mantzey and Guy Snyder Board members de dust clerk and assessor and Etha Barnhart tax collector. Tea will be held at 2 of clock Sun 9 of clock this morning at a Nurs Day afternoon at the Bishop Hoing Home in Chillicothe Gan memorial school. The Tea will mrs. Walker was born aug. 18. Be in Observance of National girl 1875, in Livingston county the scout week March 12-18. Daughter of or. And mrs. D. W. All brownies their mothers and Williams. She was a member of leaders Are invited to attend the it. 01iv methodist Church special program. And the Royal neighbors. She was a special program will be pre-1 a life on a sudent of Livingston seated by the brownies with re unto members of each troop participate i surviving Are a son. Charles busing. Handwork made by the sei1 Walker. Sedalia two grand brownies will also be placed on children. Richard r. Walker and Central College Fayette mo., is display. Mrs. Marilyn Jean Edwards. Jeff one of 1.333 students from 381 col Trood leaders of Chillicothe Cit a two Mcreat grandchild Leges and universities throughout Are troop 41 Reni 8 sister mrs. Ruby White the United states and Canada Washington and a brother Ira named As Woodrow Wilson Fellows Williams Washington. She was for 1961 62. A 52-year-old farm hand was arrested at his Home East of town this morning by trooper Ben Patchen and chief Wilbur Pfaff or Cor Ella Strait. Bad i e Nom a re in Quot a. 4 Chillicothe lifelong re Idem ,.l a c mrs. Anna Lee Sandusky United. ?sif.,n pin inv Hilt it Hai a i Slat children Bureau repro living. Ton county died a 8.5j Truman Hayes has been charged ire in Washington d c pc it it cd the a Moran a at that chul1 i with hitting the parked 1949 ply tentative from Washington d. I. A Cote Hospital she was 72 years of Malth Shan of Grace a in a amp a Annit 6 30 last night in the 300 mrs. Straight had been in failing Block of Clay Street health five years but seriously ill a member of the Allen family Only one Day. She had been a a saw the Accident and was Able to Tient at the Hospital Only eight get the License number of Hayes Carl f. Bergsten son of or. And mrs. Carl Bergsten hoi Northwood Terrace and a senior at Brownie groups mrs. Bryce Allen and mrs. D. M Peterson troop 47�?mrs. George Churchill and mrs. Edwin Steele troop 235�?mrs. Bud Dupy and mrs. Larry a a in troop 239�?mrs. Lloyd Storey and mrs. James hours. She was born feb. La 1889 in Jackson township the daughter of John Henry and Rachael Hughes Volk. On mar. 13, 1912, she was married to Ira a. Straight who survives of the Home to Miles Northwest of Chillicothe. She was a member of the Zion Baptist Church and attended Potter car As it pulled away from the crash scene. Hayes 1952 Chevrolet was scratched on the right Side and the Allen car damaged on the left. Two forfeit Bonds one denies racing one youth asks for is granted hearing. Two Young Drivers forfeited $20 preceded in death by her husband i in announcing the 1961-62 win Charles w. Walker in 1947 and ners. Sir Hugh Taylor president Rural school in Jackson township three Sisters and two Brothers. Of the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship a addition to her husband so. 1.10.� Storey Ana mrs. Jarae. Funeral services will he held at foundation. An Ghl Horah in Inuma pal court this morn Duckworth troop 240�?mrs Hilton Monde 1 j straight of the Home Harold h Ling when they failed to appear to the fellowships cover the first year of graduate study and Are meant to encourage the newly elected Fellows to consider College teaching As a possible career. Winners were chosen from 10,453 nominees. In addition to awards for first Skinner and mrs. Forrest Magee Chapel of the Gordon Home for fun troop 242�?mrs. Warren Bachman neral. Burial will be in it. Olive and or. Jesse Dawkins troop cemetery. 244�?mrs. Richard Gilroy and mrs Grover Johnson troop 255�?mr. Fairview democrats John Cooley and mrs. F. R. Bailey elect candidates or. Mrs. Joseph Conrad and mrs Lloyd Storey Are in charge of arrangements for the Tea. Democratic candidates for Fairview township offices were be answer fire Call elected tuesday night at a caucus year graduate study the found held at the . Hall at Ava Tion annually makes subvention Ion. Payments totalling nearly $2 Mil Donald Kissick was elected can Hon t0 the various graduate a dilate for trustee Edgar Kimber schools where Woodrow Wilson Fel Chillicothe firemen answered a a Call at the Bob Staton Home 1720 and Lester Johnson for members Laws enrol. Polk Street about 3 30 yesterday of the Board Shirley Watson for the Fellowship program was a afternoon. They quickly Extin collector and Arnol Wade for clerk handed in 1957 by a $24,500,000 gushed a grass Blaze. And assessor. Grant from the Ford foundation. Straight Council Bluffs la. And Ray e. Straight Kansas City a daughter mrs. Ray Bennett Chillicothe two Brothers Elmer voile. Gallatin and John Volk. Chillicothe four Sisters mrs. Stella Williams mrs. Lena Webber and mrs. Josie Boswell Yakima. Wash and mrs Mayme tout Galesburg Iii and four grandchildren Duane. Janice end Harold straight or. And Johnny Bennett. The remains Are at the Norman funeral Home where arrangements Are incomplete and will be announced later. Boonville editor addresses newsmen Plummer Speaks. Columbia mo., March la it a a what the Reader does no to know Hurt him a a Missouri editor said Friday in opposing a secrecy clause in the states juvenile code. Oliver t. Maxwell of the Boonville daily news told 50 editors at a newspapermen s clinic that printing the facts in any Story has a steadying influence on offenders protects the innocent and squelched rumours. He contended names should be published in juvenile cases. W Wllliam a. Bray manager of the Missouri press association said the secrecy clause a takes rights from an innocent majority and gives them to a criminal Bill Plummer of Tho Chilli Coho Constitution a Tribune said newspapers must get their readers interested in Freedom of Tho press. A we need to do a soiling Job on Tho Public end let them know to Ere their friends and Ore interested in the welfare of the Community Quot Plummer said. A Access to men s minds must come before Access to the conference ended today with discussion of editorial writing and display of news. Chillicothe is on Honor Roll for school safety answer charges of drag racing. A third youngster whose arrest stemmed from the same incident appeared in court and asked for a hearing. Kenneth Baker 18. Breckenridge and Larry Dale basilar 21, Jamesport forfeited Bonds. They we re arrested about 10 40 on the night of March 3 in the 200 Block of Washington Street. Each was charged with drag racing. Police reported following them for two blocks. Stephen g. Boyle 18, 1510 Jackson Street was picked up a few minutes later the same night in the 700 Block of second Street. He was also charged with drag Rac-1 my but appeared in court this morning to deny that he had taken part in any racing and asked for a hearing. Police chief Wilbur Pfaff said this morning that a Date will be Donald w. Harris on to technical school airman Donald w. Harris son of or. And mrs. L. D. Harris of Chillicothe has completed his initial course of air Force Basic Chillicothe a successful Pedes Trian Protection program for Chil Dron of school age has earned the set for the hearing As soon As pos City a place on the 1960 Honor Roll sible. Of cities in the 5,000 to 25. My popu lation class. Chillicothe qualified by having no deaths among children of school age As a result of traffic accidents. The citations Are presented by the i auxiliary will observe the legions to observe legion s birthday with dinner the american legion and its automobile club of Missouri. Other cities in this arca on the Honor Roll Are Brookfield. Kirksville Cameron Carrollton Macon and Marceline. Johnny Knott will receive sales award Queen welcomed Home wearing a polder Blue dress and tall hat with petals Queen Elizabeth ii Speaks at a luncheon welcoming her return from Asia left to right Are or Geoffrey Fisher archbishop of Canterbury sir Bernard Waley Cohen lord mayor of London the Queen and her husband Prince Philip. Birthday with a covered dish dinner at 6 30 tuesday night at the legion Home. This party will Honor the posts past commanders and the auxiliary a past presidents. They As Well As All members Are invited to be present. Mrs. Stone Plummer is chairman Johnny Knott a member of the of the program committee. Serv sales staff of the Herb Grenda my on the dinner committee will Ford company will receive p Ord a be mrs. Frank Bonderer mrs. We 300 500 award at a banquet March Bur Pfaff mrs. Drury Bonderer 13 in Kansas City. Mrs. Walter Forbis miss Beulah the Honor is Given High ranking lick mrs. Glenn Thomas mrs. Ford Dealership car and truck Maurice Dorney and mrs. Dick salesmen. Taylor. Military training at Lackland fab Tex. He will be assigned to a technical school for specialized training after graduation from the 5-week Basic training course. Harris has been selected to attend the technical training course for aircraft and missile maintenance training at Amarillo Tex. Laugh it off a the Speaks nine languages but Hasni to asked me to marry him in

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